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Otomycosis in Adolescent Patients Referred to the Therapeutic Centers in Babol City, Iran

Keivan Kiakojuri 1 , Ramazan Rajabnia 2 , Bahareh Jalili 3 , Soraya Khafri 4 and Saeid Mahdavi Omran 5 , *
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1 Department of ENT, Roohani Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
2 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
3 Faculty of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
4 Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
5 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: May 01, 2015, 8 (5); e17138
  • Published Online: May 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 29, 2013
  • Revised: May 12, 2014
  • Accepted: June 5, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.8(5)2015.17138

To Cite: Kiakojuri K, Rajabnia R, Jalili B, Khafri S, Omran S M. et al. Otomycosis in Adolescent Patients Referred to the Therapeutic Centers in Babol City, Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ;8(5):e17138. doi: 10.5812/jjm.8(5)2015.17138.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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